Your response to this year's Lenten Offering (2023) was so generous and much appreciated. Now, your Missions Team wants you to see the results of your giving, as follows:
$1,500 - Silver Horizons, providing critical help, and especially food, to extremely low-income senior citizens.
$1,000 - St. John's HopeWorks, providing support for our Kitchen Ministry in providing meals to the homeless.
$1,000 - St. John's Mobile Food Pantry, providing financial support to cover the monthly fees of receiving food from Roadrunner Food Bank for our neighborhood clients in need.
$1,000 - St. John's Family Promise, purchasing staple items and supplies for the families during each of six hosting weeks.
$1,000 - Weekend Meal Bags, purchasing supplies for weekly brown bag lunches for Zuni Elementary children experiencing food insecurity.
$850 - St. John's Asbury Pie Cafe, purchasing ingredients and supplies for pie-making prior to the State Fair.
$750 - Four Corners Native American Ministry, supporting the homeless shelter and meal service program in the Shiprock area.
$750 - St. John's Food Ministry/teacher appreciation, providing financial support to our Kitchen Ministry for the teacher appreciation luncheon for Zuni Elementary teachers and St. John's Preschool teachers in the Fall.
$500 - St. John's Preschool and Zuni Elementary Teacher Appreciation Gifts, providing small appreciation gifts four times a year to the teachers and staff of St. John's Preschool and Zuni Elementary.
$500 - Covenant with Missionaries, supplementing our covenant agreement to provide $2,500 to each of our two Central American missionaries.
$500 - St. John's Food Ministry, providing supplemental support to our church's Food Ministry for meals served to the needy throughout the year.
$500 - St. John's Garden Ministry, providing funds for supplies, improvements, and routine maintenance of the garden.
$500 - Barrett House, supporting shelter services and meal service for homeless women and children in Albuquerque.
$500 - Family Promise of Albuquerque, contributing toward the renovation of the Family Promise facility on San Pedro.
$500 - Saranam, supporting housing and education services for struggling homeless families in the Albuquerque area.
$500 - Locker #505, providing a free clothing bank for needy students of all ages within a four-county area.
$500 - Rio Grande Food Project, providing a food pantry and emergency supplies to hungry people in the area.
$500 - UMC Grace Park, providing financial assistance for the care and maintenance of this UMC-owned park in Tijeras.
$500 - Lunch Bags for the Homeless, providing money for the purchase of food supplies for the lunch bags given out from the church office to those in need.
$200 - St. John's 2023 Youth Mission Trip, providing assistance to cover costs for youth to travel to El Paso for their mission trip this summer.
Way to go, St. John's . . . we thank you!
--- Your Missions' Team